byReverse Engine, Soundz From Nowhere, Mi Abuela Es Jazzista
"In 2008, when the plan for a Swirlies tribute album was first announced, all sorts of people came out of the woodwork. Joyful weirdos, home recorders, dreamy lo-fi enthusiasts. We brought our Big Muffs, Jaguars, banjos and glockenspiels, our Casio SK-1s and crappy plastic microphones. We made some friends, made some noise and we got to work covering our favorite Swirlies songs. The resulting compilation features a lineup that spans eight countries and three continents. Like the Swirlies... Topics: The Swirlies, lo-fi, indie rock, experimental pop, noise, casiocore, shoegaze, dream pop
Las Vegas-based home recording project Ten Digit Army is D.I.Y. to the core. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist TDA plays every sound you hear--from vintage keyboards to reverbed guitars and overloaded drum machine beats. Ten Digit Army's first release for RER is four catchy, soulful songs from a far-off basement, a distant beacon from the desert. Many thanks to Masayuki @ Music Forest and Roland @ Machtdose podcast for being early supporters and spreading the word about this EP. Recommended... Topics: reverse engine records, ten digit army, indie pop, indietronic, electropop, lo-fi, indie rock,...
7 tracks of home-recorded post-rock in miniature make up the first official release from the artist formerly known as elevator to the stars. "One Lit Window" is the first in a series of four 7-track EPs. Dave MH's first release under his own name, "Music from the film PRESENCE", was released by Headphonica in December 2009. The Starry Tides also appear on the soundzfromnowhere compilation, My Digital Valentine, Volume 2. "PSTST", An EP of remixes, is in the works.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: reverse engine records, the starry tides, Dave Merson Hess, post rock, indie rock, lo-fi,...